St. Christopher the Martyr Catholic Church
|309 Manson Avenue, Metairie, Louisiana 70001
This Prayer Request may be
submitted online, placed in the offertory
basket, or mailed to the Rectory.
Intentions will remain on the Prayer List
for a brief period
but may certainly be renewed at any time.
Your intention may be as general or
specific as you prefer for it to be.
|Please pray . . .
|As parishioners of
St. Christopher, we are a
caring faith community.
May we pray
for each other's intentions,
for we know His promise:
"Where two or three
are gathered together
in My name,
there am I
in the midst of them.”
|"Because He turned His ear to me, I will call on Him as long as I live." Psalm 116:2
Soul of Christ, sanctify me.
Body of Christ, save me.
Blood of Christ, inebriate me.
Water from the side of Christ,
Passion of Christ, strengthen me.
O good Jesus, hear me.
Within Your wounds, hide me.
Permit me not to be separated
From the malignant enemy,
At the hour of my death, call me
and bid me come to You
That with your saints I may praise
You forever and ever. Amen.
O Jesus through the
Immaculate Heart of Mary,
I offer You my prayers,
works, joys, and sufferings of
this day for all the intentions
of Your Sacred Heart,
in union with the
Holy Sacrifice of the Mass
offered throughout the world,
in reparation for my sins,
for the intentions of all my
relatives and friends, and
also for the intentions of the
|Never doubt what one prayer can do!
|"Have no anxiety at all, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, make your requests known to God.
Then the peace of God that surpasses all understanding will guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus." Philippians 4:6-7
|"God speaks in the silence of the heart. Listening is the beginning of prayer." Mother Teresa
|"We have to pray with our eyes on God, not on the difficulties." Oswald Chambers
Let nothing disturb you.
Let nothing frighten you.
All things are passing away:
God never changes.
Patience obtains all things.
Whoever has God lacks nothing;
God alone suffices.
Prayer of St. Teresa
|"Tantum ergo," used with permission, Schola Sancte Scholasticae, UK; and St. Cecilia's Abbey, UK
|For Keith Buhler, who is being treated at M.D. Anderson. Please pray for healing and for his family.
For healing for Kyle Patin.
|For family healing and unity, for all who are separated to be reunited, for all who are at odds to find common ground and
forgiveness, with God's grace.
|For my brother-in-law, Marc Garcia's cancer to be healed with God's grace.
|In thanksgiving for warm homes and the shelter from cold that God graciously provides us and a prayer for those who are
homeless, not properly sheltered, or without basic comforts, that they may be blessed with assistance and direction.
|For Carol, who has a blood condition and is not doing well. Lord, please give her strength during this difficult time and assist the
doctors in prescribing for her care. May His grace be with her.
|Thank you, God, for my healthy, beautiful grandson, Murphy, who was born on February 2, 2018. He's such a blessing! Please,
God, I pray that you will watch over him and his parents and bless them always.
|For Joseph Morales, Jr., who passed away on Wednesday, March 7, 2018. He is now with God and surely knows the joy of
heaven. May God comfort all his loved ones.
|For St. Christopher's Parish Family. Here at the start of this Holy week, this week in which we remember Jesus' passion and death,
we may be distracted by other things. I pray that we can turn our eyes now to the ONE who comes in Your name, the ONE who
answers when we call. Thank you, Lord, for shining your light upon us and for sending your precious Son to us to walk the road we
walk. May we praise Him with pure hearts. And may we walk in the way of His suffering and share in His resurrection. Amen.